Ocala woman charged with welfare fraud

Ocala woman charged with welfare fraud

  Ocala, Florida — The State Attorney’s Office issued a warrant for a woman’s arrest after they determined she had committed welfare fraud. According to the arrest warrant, Tamora Tequia Alston, 30, knowingly, by means of false statement or other misrepresentation, obtained and continued to obtain food stamps and Medicaid benefits when she was not […]

Obese woman says she is fat because of the government

Obese woman says she is fat because of the government

Wigan, England — Christina Briggs, 26, from Wigan, says she hates weighing 350lbs, but she can’t do anything about it because she is being forced by the government to eat junk food. Briggs told Closer Magazine that she can’t go to the gym because she doesn’t have the money and the government won’t pay for […]

Drug ringleader busted in Marion Oaks

Drug ringleader busted in Marion Oaks

Ocala, Florida — A drug ringleader arrested in Marion Oaks yielded weapons, drugs, and a large sum of cash. Six drug dealers, four men and two women, were arrested following an United Drug Enforcement Strike Team investigation. The Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team initiated an investigation that spanned three (3) months. The long-term investigation culminated […]

WIC Changes In Marion County

WIC Changes In Marion County

  Ocala, Florida — The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will launch the WIC electronic benefits transfer system in all Marion County WIC offices March 3, 2014. Marion County WIC offices in Ocala, Belleview, Dunnellon, Lynne and Reddick will close February 24th–28th to allow staff to complete the conversion from paper checks to […]

Gainesville Man Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

Gainesville Man Arrested For Food Stamp Fraud

  Gainesville, Florida — Alachua County Detectives with the assistance of the Florida Department of Financial Services State Law Enforcement Bureau (SLEB) served a search warrant on December 11, 2013 at 4816 SW 80th Place, Gainesville, Florida. The search warrant was the final result of an ongoing covert investigation into the illegal sale for cash […]